Asus has been experimenting with the all-new Zenfone Max Series, which has gained huge popularity as it packs some amazing features such as premium body, the most needed ‘Stock Android’ onboard. Asus has been offering a premium processor in the budget price range. As we all know Asus’s latest offering the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has received some software updates, and that is why this series of an article has been made. This article will provide with all the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 update related queries and update timeline with complete changelog.
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 features a 2.5D 6.26inch FHD+ display with a resolution of 1080 x 2280px. The phone is covered by a Corning Gorilla Glass 6 which makes it tough and difficult to break. The phone has a dual-camera setup of 12+5MP on the back while a 13MP front-facing shooter. The phone comes with an underclocked Snapdragon 660 processor with Adreno 512 GPU; On the back, the phone has a sweet Asus branding with a super-fast fingerprint reader. The phone has a notch on the front similar to the Asus Zenfone 5Z. The has a massive 5,000mAH battery with some good down-firing speakers. The phone runs on stock Android based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
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Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Update Timeline:
|9 June 2019||-||Digital Wellbeing
June Security Patch
Fixed Volume Bug
Improved Vibration Intensity
|22 May 2019||Official Stable Pie||Pie Update|
|10 April 2019||16.2017.1903.061||Official Pie Update - Stable|
|2 March 2019||Pie Beta -1||Android 9.0 Pie - Beta
Stock Android Features
|14 February 2019||15.2016.1902.192||February 2019 Security Patch
Selfie Camera Improvements
9 July 2019: The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has started to receive a new update which brings the most requested feature of Digital Wellbeing, June 2019 Security Patch, Improves Vibration Intensity and also fixes the volume bug.
22 May 2019: The Official Android 9.0 Pie Update is now rolling out to the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Users via an OTA, and Asus claims that they have fixed all the major bugs seen on the Pie Beta.
27 April 2019: Asus has started rolling out a new update for the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2, this update fixes the bugs of screen flickering issue, buggy volume controls and adds March 2019 Security Patch. This is a much-needed update and all the users must install it immediately
10 April 2019: The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 has started to receive the official Pie update with version number 16.2017.1903.061, This update brings tons of new features and upgrades, such as new notification panel and more.
14 March 2019: Asus has started rolling out a new FOTA Update for the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 with version number 15.2016.1902.192 which brings the new February Security Patch to the devices along with new improvements for the Selfie camera. The update also features touchscreen improvements along with some bug fixes and improvements
2 February 2019: Good news for Max Pro M2 users, Asus has officially announced the Android Pie beta testing program. The update will bring Android 9.0 Pie to the devices soon. Users can enroll in this program by sharing their phone details such as IMEI, Serial number, etc. Pie Beta Link
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Pie Update:
The Official Android 9.0 Pie Update is now rolling out to the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Users via an OTA, and Asus claims that they have fixed all the major bugs seen on the Pie Beta.
Asus has already started rolling out the Pie Beta to its beta users and should be coming soon to the stable devices as well. While there haven’t been much Android Pie features in the first beta, we hope that Asus will bring all the latest Pie features to the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 as soon as possible. We predict the stable update of Max Pro M2 to be rolled out in the Q2 or Q3 of 2019. Asus has been doing a good job in the updates.
Sign Up for Max Pro M2 Pie Beta: here
Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 Android Q Update:
The Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 will be getting the Android 10 Q update as Asus has promised to give the Android Q Update on the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1. So if the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 gets then for sure the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 will also get the Q but in a later stage which is supposed to be in Q3 of 2020. If Asus can provide the Android Q update to these devices, it would make Asus sales go higher and higher;.
How to Install Update Manually on Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2:
Step 1: Download the latest firmware from here or the above link for your Zenfone Max Pro M2 and move it to your internal storage.
Step 2: Reboot the phone, then you may see a notification that “System Update File Detected,” Just click on it and choose the update file.”
Step 3: Click Ok and wait for it to install.
Step 1: Download the latest firmware from here or the above link and move it to your internal storage.
Step 2: Power Off your phone and hold down the Power and Volume Up Button, it will boot into recovery mode.
Step 3: Using the volume rockers move down and choose “Apply update from SDCard” and choose the update file.
We will update the article with every Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 update.